EMC 2021 will explore the recent events in Australia and overseas, and will give delegates the opportunity to learn and reflect on the experiences of their colleagues and peers in bushfires, heatwaves, severe storms and cyclones, pandemic, smoke events and more.


Virtual Registrations

Registration for the 2021 Emergency Management Virtual Conference has closed. If you are interested in participating, please contact the Conference Secretariat on 03 9596 6662 or by

Includes access to all live-streamed presentations on Monday 4 & 11 October, plus access to four webinar presentations held on Monday 18 & 25 October and Thursday 21 & 28 October and videos on-demand of all the other presentations planned for EMC 2021.

  • Virtual Registration

Full Registration

  • 2 days of live sessions
  • 4 webinars throughout October
  • Access to recorded sessions

Volunteer Registration

  • 2 days of live sessions
  • 4 webinars throughout October
  • Access to recorded sessions

  • High Profile Events (HPE) has recently updated their registration software to the Currinda platform. All attendees will be required to hold a Currinda profile.
  • To complete your registration, please select the above ‘Register Now’ button. This will take you to the EMC Melbourne 2021 Currinda log in page.
  • It is likely some of you will have created a Currinda profile in the past. If you know your original email and password, please log in using these details. Otherwise, create a new Currinda profile by selecting ‘Begin here’ and fill in the personal details page. If you have simply forgotten your Currinda log in details, the Currinda database will recognise your profile by matching fields such as email address, full name, organisation etc. If a profile is recognised, please confirm if these details are yours. In the case that it is correct, please update your password.
  • Once you have successfully logged in, please follow the registration prompts. Upon completion, a confirmation email will be sent to you. If you do not receive this email, check your profile email address was entered correctly and that your registration is complete. If you require assistance, please click here to contact HPE. Do not re-register.
  • For manual registration, click here to download the form.

If you are a group manager that is planning to arrange registrations on behalf of delegates within your organisation and/or attend the conference yourself, please click here to view registration instructions.

Exhibitors should refer to the Exhibition Manual for registration details. This will be sent to you prior to the Conference.

  • MasterCard & Visa, personal cheque or bank deposit accepted. A 2% surcharge applies to all credit/debit card transactions.

  • If paying by direct deposit, payment must be made or remittance received within 30 days from date of invoice. Registration and payment must be received prior to the conference commencing.

  • All rates quoted are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST.

  • All online registrations are checked by the secretariat. If there is any query, they will contact you.

  • If you have proceeded to register and then changed your mind, please contact the Conference Secretariat within 24 hours of registering to avoid any cancellations fees.
  • Registration cancellations received 30 days prior to the event will be refunded, minus a $120 cancellation fee. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the event will not be eligible for a refund. Substitute delegates may be nominated at any time.
  • For all delegates registered before 15 June 2021, who cannot attend the Conference in October, please contact the Conference Secretariat by 30 June 2021 to discuss refund options. 
  • Refunds for registration add-ons (workshops, dinners etc) will be given at the discretion of the Conference Secretariat. Cancellation of hotel bookings must be made directly with the hotel.
  • All cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing by the registered person to the Conference Secretariat.

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that you consider your individual travel and health insurance requirements prior to making travel arrangements.

There may be photographs taken throughout the conference and at the social events. These may be used for promotional activities, including the conference website, social media etc. If you do not want your photograph taken, or used, please notify the photographer onsite at your earliest convenience.

EMC and the conference secretariat reserve the right to amend any part of the conference program or event should it be necessary. No liability will be accepted for damages of any nature sustained by participants, or their accompanying persons, or loss or damage to their personal property as a result of the conference or related event.